The RBI Grade B Exam Pattern & Syllabus: RBI Grade B exam is conducted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Every year the RBI opens the vacancy for Grade B Officers in its various branches all across the country. The Reserve Bank of India offers an excellent pay scale and reputed job profile, it lures thousands of candidates every year to take this examination. Interested Candidates must fill the Application form for this Exam and practice to qualify the Exam. Here in this article, Candidates can find the complete details of the Exam Pattern & Syllabus of the RBI Grade B.
RBI Grade B Exam Pattern:
The selection process of the RBI Grade B Exam is conducted in three phases:
- Prelims exam (Phase-I)
- Mains exam (Phase-II)
- interview process (Phase-III)
Prelims Exam Pattern:
- The first stage of the RBI Grade B Exam will be the Preliminary Exam.
- The Prelims exam is conducted by online mode.
- There will be 4 sections in the Exam i.e, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language & Reasoning.
- The total marks allotted for all the sections are 200 and the total time allotted for the completion of all the sections is 120 minutes.
- 0.25 marks will be deducted from every question that is attempted wrong by a candidate.
Prelims Exam Pattern:
|Serial N0.||Section||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1.||General Awareness||80||80||2 hours|
Mains Exam Pattern:
- Mains Exam is the second stage of the RBI Grade B Exam.
- The exam has total marks of 300 and The total time to complete the exam is 3 hours.
- The mains examination is consists of 3 papers (Paper-I +Paper-II +Paper-III).
- A total of 100 questions are asked in each section with 200 questions asked in the English Language Section.
|Serial No.||Section||Paper Type||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1.||Paper-I: Economic and Social Issues||Objective||100||90 minutes|
|2.||Paper-II: English (Writing Skills)||Descriptive (to be typed with the help of keyboard)||100||90 minutes|
|3.||Paper-III: Finance & Management||Objective Type||100||90 minutes|
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The Last stage of the RBI Grade B Exam is the Interview process. The Candidates who will qualify the Mains Exam will be called for the Interview Process. The Interview will be of 50 marks. The minimum aggregate cut off marks for being shortlisted for the Interview will be decided by the Board with the number of vacancies. The Final Selection will be through merit list which will be prepared by adding marks secured by candidates in Phase-II examination and interview.
RBI Grade B syllabus:
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The Syllabus is similar to the other Bank syllabus. RBI Grade B syllabus Contains the four major sections that a candidate needs to prepare to ace the preliminary exam. These are Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language and General Awareness. Here in the below table the details about the Prelims & Mains SYllbua of RBI Grade B Exam.
Preliminary Exam syllabus:
The prelims exam of the RBI Grade B exam will contain topics like Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, and General Awareness. Here is the detailed syllabus:
|Reasoning||Quantitative Ability||English Language||General Awareness|
|Logical Reasoning||Simplification||Reading Comprehension||Current Affairs|
|Alphanumeric Series||Profit & Loss||Cloze Test||Indian Financial Systems|
|Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test||Mixtures &Alligations||Para jumbles||Indian Banking Systems|
|Data Sufficiency||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Miscellaneous||Monetary Plans|
|Coded Inequalities||Work & Time||Fill in the blanks||National Institutions|
|Seating Arrangement||Time & Distance||Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting||Banking Terms|
|Puzzle||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Paragraph Completion|
|Syllogism||Ratio & Proportion, Percentage|
|Blood Relations||Number Systems|
|Input-Output||Sequence & Series|
|Coding-Decoding||Permutation, Combination &Probability|
Mains Exam syllabus:
The Mains Exam of RBI Grade B exam will have 3 sections: Economic & Social Issues, Finance, and Management. The complete syllabus is given below:
|Economic & Social Issues||